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keratoacanthoma ker·a·to·ac·an·tho·ma (kěr'ə-tō-āk'ən-thō'mə)
A rapidly growing skin tumor having a central keratin mass and usually occurring on exposed areas, invading the dermis but remaining localized and usually healing spontaneously.

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skin tumor that grows rapidly (especially in older people) and resembles a carcinoma but does not spread; it usually disappears spontaneously, often leaving a scar 
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